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Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do

1. Is 68

956 E 82nd St (flatlands), Brooklyn, NY
General College & University · Canarsie · 1 tip

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Students play basketball in 1973, at the link! Read more.

PS 208 Alaine Locke School is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

2. PS 208 Alaine Locke School

21 W 111th St, New York, NY
School · Central Harlem · 1 tip

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Harlem kids shoot hoops on West 111th in 1975, at the link! Read more.

Coleman Field is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

3. Coleman Field

New York, NY
Baseball Field · Two Bridges · 5 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Children play on a fire escape along Monroe St. in 1950, at the link! Read more.

Greenmarket is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

4. Greenmarket

7.8
W 97th St (btw Columbus Ave and Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Farmers Market · Upper West Side · 10 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1950 children play volleyball on 98th between Columbus and Amsterdam, at the link! Read more.

Itzocan Bistro Grill is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

5. Itzocan Bistro Grill

1575 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
French Restaurant · East Harlem · 4 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out this great pic from 1947 of children beating the summer heat outside on the street! Read more.

Central Park Great Lawn Softball Field #7 is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

6. Central Park Great Lawn Softball Field #7

8.1
New York, NY
Baseball Field · Central Park · 8 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1933, after the old Lower Reservoir was finally filled in creating the Great Lawn, youngsters gather for the first unofficial baseball game, at the link! Read more.

Starbucks is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

7. Starbucks

6.6
2195 Frederick Douglas Blvd (at W 118th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Central Harlem · 30 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: A brand new rescue truck down the block at 118 and St. Nicholas showers kids with kindness during a scorching summer day in 1967, at the link! Read more.

East River Park Sea Lions is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

8. East River Park Sea Lions

8.0
East River Bikeway (Grand St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Lower East Side · 3 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Youngsters cool off by diving off a Grand St. pier into the East River in 1935, at the link! Read more.

Pilgrim Hill is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

9. Pilgrim Hill

8.2
67th Street & 5th Avenue, New York, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Central Park · 8 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Sledders blast through a snow blank on Pilgrim's Hill in 1947, at the link! Read more.

Pilgrim Hill is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

10. Pilgrim Hill

8.2
67th Street & 5th Avenue, New York, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Central Park · 8 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Skies were blue and snow hard and fast as sledders took to the park in this pic from 1943, at the link! Read more.

Prospect Park Loop is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

11. Prospect Park Loop

9.2
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
Track · Prospect Park · 49 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Skaters charge from the starting line to begin the 26.2 mile Brooklyn Rollathon in 1980, at the link! Read more.

LaGuardia Playground is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

12. LaGuardia Playground

South 4th & Roebling (South 4th & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY
Playground · Williamsburg · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1940 a park attendant shows off his shuffleboard skills in preparation for inter-park competition, at the link! Read more.

Joe's Place is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

13. Joe's Place

7.2
1841 Westchester Ave (at Thieriot), Bronx, NY
Latin American Restaurant · Bronx River · 12 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1948 Dr. Wahl's daughter put daddy's caddy through the wall right down the block at 1224 Thieriot, at the link! Read more.

14. MTA Bus Stop M100 and M101

Amsterdam ave (140 st), New York, NY
Bus Station · West Harlem · 1 tip

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Johnny and Jimmy shoot marbles out on Amesterdam and 140th in 1941, at the link! Read more.

Boathouse & Audubon Center is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

15. Boathouse & Audubon Center

9.3
Hill Dr (at East Dr), Brooklyn, NY
Monument / Landmark · Prospect Park · 23 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Warm weather brings out fresh water sailors on this spring day in 1942. Hit the water to snap a matching shot of the boathouse and send your new view to @nydailynews on Twitter! Read more.

16. 2078 5th Ave

2078 5th Ave (at 128th St), New York, NY
Building · Central Harlem · 1 tip

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Famed hermits and hoarders the Collyer brothers lived here! See this historic photo of police breaking in to extract Homer Collyer's dead body on March 21, 1947! Read more.

East Harlem Community Center - Childrens Aid Society is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

17. East Harlem Community Center - Childrens Aid Society

130 E 101st St (Lexington), New York, NY
Non-Profit · East Harlem · 1 tip

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out this great pic from 1947 of children beating the summer heat outside on the street! Read more.

18. Greenmarket - Battery Park City

South End Avenue (Liberty Street), New York, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Battery Park City · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1979 over 200,000 people gathered on the undeveloped Battery Park City landfill in antinuclear protest, at the link! Read more.

Long Meadow is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

19. Long Meadow

9.5
Prospect Park (btwn East Dr & West Dr), Brooklyn, NY
Field · Prospect Park · 60 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Wildman Steve Brills was famously arrested in 1983 for leading his ecological tours of the city's parks. Here he is with some wild garlic outside Prospect Park in 1987, at the link! Read more.

John's of Bleecker Street is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

20. John's of Bleecker Street

8.8
278 Bleecker St (at Jones St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 222 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Greenwich Villagers shopping across the street at open pushcarts on Bleecker and Jones Streets in 1954. Photo at the link! Read more.

30 Rockefeller Plaza is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

21. 30 Rockefeller Plaza

30 Rockefeller Plz (at W 49th St), New York, NY
Building · Rockefeller Center · 62 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: How would you like this job - with a view! A window washer sweats it at 51 floors above Rockefeller Plaza in this incredible shot from 1957, at the link! Read more.

Negril Village is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

22. Negril Village

8.4
70 W 3rd St (at Bleecker St.), New York, NY
Caribbean Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 146 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out the nightlife in the old Village in this pic of stripper Venus LaDoll, performing right next door in 1954! Read more.

MTA Subway - DeKalb Ave (B/Q/R) is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

23. MTA Subway - DeKalb Ave (B/Q/R)

DeKalb Ave (Flatbush Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Metro Station · Downtown Brooklyn · 15 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Dodgers fans celebrate in the streets on Flatbush and Dekalb. Click "More Info" to see this great pic from 1955! Read more.

Apollo Theater is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

24. Apollo Theater

9.0
253 W 125th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Central Harlem · 140 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: A father shows his sons the murals inside the lobby of the Apollo. Click "More Info" to see this great historic pic from 1954! Read more.

Chinatown is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

25. Chinatown

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 207 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Boyscouts parade through the streets with banners asking for aid donations in 1932, at the link! Read more.

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough Bridge) is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

26. Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Triborough Bridge)

Interstate 278 - RFK Bridge (at East River), Astoria, NY
Bridge · 61 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: A workman waves perched on a girder above Ward's Island during the construction of the Triboro Bridge in 1935, at the link! Read more.

Center for Brooklyn History is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

27. Center for Brooklyn History

8.9
128 Pierrepont St (at Clinton St), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Brooklyn Heights · 25 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: 1933. An old NY law said one had to have a light on in one's car if it was parked on the street at night. To save battery, one car owner hung an oil lantern in his, at the link! Read more.

PS 19 is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

28. PS 19

325 S 3rd St (at Rodney), Brooklyn, NY
College Administrative Building · East Williamsburg · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Mrs. Lillian Gonzalez has a tough time with daughter Marilyn, 5, as she holds onto railing at PS 19 at South 3rd and Keap St. in 1962. Marilyn is entering first grade. See photo at the link! Read more.

MTA Subway - 161st St/Yankee Stadium (4/B/D) is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

29. MTA Subway - 161st St/Yankee Stadium (4/B/D)

1 E 161st St (at River Ave), Bronx, NY
Metro Station · Concourse Village · 30 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1961, Roger Maris celebrates his 61st homer of the year with the fan that caught it, at the link! Maris was the first to break Ruth's record of 60 home runs, though in a longer season. Read more.

200 Orchard is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

30. 200 Orchard

200 Orchard St (at E Houston St), New York, NY
Bar · Lower East Side · 43 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out the Orchard Street Market on the LES as it looked back in 1968! If you can find this block, snap a pic and send your new view to @nydailynews on Twitter! Read more.

PS 58 (Carroll School) is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

31. PS 58 (Carroll School)

330 Smith St (Carroll St.), Brooklyn, NY
School · Carroll Gardens · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1962, children ducked under their desks for air raid drills. Click "More Info" for this great historic pic! Read more.

MTA Subway - Broadway Junction (A/C/J/L/Z) is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

32. MTA Subway - Broadway Junction (A/C/J/L/Z)

Van Sinderen Ave (btwn Eastern Pkwy & Fulton St), Brooklyn, NY
Metro Station · Ocean Hill · 58 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: If you think the subway is packed at rush hour, take a look at this Atlantic Ave trolley from 1926 packed full of straphangers at the link! Read more.

Bowling Green Fountain is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

33. Bowling Green Fountain

7.1
26 Broadway, New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 7 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Children jump into the fountain on a sweltering July day in 1929, at the link! Read more.

Thurgood Marshall Academy is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

34. Thurgood Marshall Academy

200 W 135th St, New York, NY
College Academic Building · Central Harlem · 3 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: From 1925 to 1986, this was Small's Nightclub, a famous Harlem venue! Click "More Info" for a great pic of the waitstaff decked out and smiling in 1929! Read more.

Starbucks is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

35. Starbucks

1345 Avenue of the Americas (btwn W 54th & W 55th St), New York, NY
Coffee Shop · Theater District · 29 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: A perplexed puppy looks on as a restaurant owner at 1307 6th Ave pulls up a fake fire hydrant he planted on the sidewalk in 1955, at the link! Read more.

CBS Corporation is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

36. CBS Corporation

51 W 52nd St (6th Ave), New York, NY
Office · Midtown East · 3 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: A perplexed puppy looks on as a restaurant owner at 1307 6th Ave pulls up a fake fire hydrant he planted on the sidewalk in 1955, at the link! Read more.

Randall's Island is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

37. Randall's Island

1 Randalls Is, New York, NY
Island · Randalls-Wards Island · 56 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Shriners go through motor scooter drill at Randalls Island in 1964, at the link! Read more.

Planet Fitness is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

38. Planet Fitness

6.0
856 Remsen Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Gym / Fitness Center · Canarsie · 35 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: After the hurricane of 1935, Jerry Casulli carries his school-bound sister across heavily flooded 85th St, at the link! Read more.

FDNY EMS Station 58 is one of Play Like a Local: Regular NYers Doing What We Do.

39. FDNY EMS Station 58

420 E 83rd St, Brooklyn, NY
Fire Station · Canarsie · 4 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: After the hurricane of 1935, Jerry Casulli carries his school-bound sister across heavily flooded 85th St, at the link! Read more.